Obsidian pebbles from the Wiki Peak source in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. NPS photo by Jeff Rasic.

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Invitation to the “Anthropology of Alaska, Two Minutes at a Time”

Date Posted: February 6, 2018       Categories: Uncategorized

Just a reminder that we are now just over two months away from this years’ aaa’s, and hopefully, from the SIXTH ANNUAL “Anthropology of Alaska, Two Minutes at a Time.” We have had a great series of talks the last few years, and I hope the tradition can continue. The event will be sometime Wednesday night, 3/21, during the opening reception.

If you are getting this email, it means you have done a two-minute paper in the past (or maybe I’m just hoping you’ll do one or know someone who might!), so I thought I would try and convince you to submit something this year. And of course feel free to forward this around so we can get more papers. You do not need to submit an official abstract for this session, just confirm with me.

So, please email me and let me know if you’d be interested in doing a quick paper on a cool artifact you found, a hilarious fieldwork story, or a teaser for a formal paper you’re doing. All I need right now is your name, and if you want, the general title or topic of your paper. If you’ve already emailed me this year, then you’re good to go!

If you are going to do a two minute paper (and I hope you are!), I need your slides by COB March 15th at the latest. Remember, the presentations go fast, so I need to compile them all into one huge powerpoint presentation so we can move quickly from one to the other.

Let me know if you have any questions, and I’ll see you in Anchorage!

Jenny H. Blanchard
Archaeologist
BLM Anchorage Field Office
4700 BLM Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 267-1341 (phone)

(907) 267-1267 (fax)

jblanchard@blm.gov